THANATHIP & PARTNERS

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T&P Privacy Notice

Thanathip & Partners Legal Counsellors Limited (“Thanathip & Partners”, “we”, “our”, or “us”) is committed to protect your privacy.

This privacy notice describes manners which we collect, store, use and disclose personal data in relation to (i) the provision of our legal and related services in the course of our business, including our newsletters, news services, insights, updates and/or marketing activities; (ii) the use of our website; and (iii) our recruitment activities.

  1. Who we are and What we do

    Thanathip & Partners is a highly specialised law firm that advises leading companies, commercial banks, financial institutions, and private equity firms as well as off-shore funds. We provide full services in the areas of M&A, corporate finance, capital markets, foreign direct investment, banking and finance, securities and corporate laws through our first class corporate and finance team who has extensive experience in managing client relationship and cross-border transactions.

  2. Personal data that we collect

    We may collect and process different types of personal data in the course of our business as further detailed below. In any case, we do not collect or process any sensitive personal data (e.g. your race, ethnicity, religion, political opinion, health, biometrics, genetic or criminal convictions and offences) without your explicit consent or unless we are able to do so under applicable laws.

    1. In respect of our legal and related services

      1. identification data such as your name, last name, nickname, title, photograph, marital status, age, date and place of birth, nationality and gender, as well as copy of identification card, passport or driving licence, social security number or similar identifiers;
      2. contact data such as address, telephone number and email address;
      3. billing and financial information such as billing address, bank account and payment information;
      4. marketing and communication data, such as communication preferences and marketing opt-ins;
      5. registration data upon enrolling or attending events or meetings, including access and dietary requirements;
      6. usage data such as your use of our local area networking facilities, WiFi or similar electronic services;
      7. CCTV footage, audio recordings or other information obtained through electronic means; and
      8. other information as necessary or relevant to the provision of our services.
    2. In respect of our website

      1. identification data such as your name, last name, title, position or similar identifier;
      2. contact data such as address, telephone number and email address;
      3. usage data such as your data on website navigation or the most visited parts of the website;
      4. technical data such as information collected when you access our website, HTTP referral, internet protocol (IP) address, login data, browser type and version, browser plug-in types and versions, configuration and operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you are using;
      5. marketing and communication data, such as communication preferences and marketing opt-ins;
      6. other personal data relating to you that you may provide in the course of using our website.
    3. In respect of our recruitment activities

      1. identification data such as your name, last name, nickname, title, photograph, marital status, age, date and place of birth, nationality and gender, as well as copy of identification card, passport or driving licence, social security number or similar identifiers;
      2. contact data such as address, telephone numbers, email addresses and emergency contact information;
      3. education background, transcripts, certificates, licenses, information of general interests, membership to associations, any information you have provided us in your resume or during the interviews, including information gathered from reference persons whose contact details you have provided to us;
      4. details of qualifications, skills, work experience, employment records, current and desired salary as well as reasons for leaving your previous employment;
      5. CCTV footage and other information obtained through electronic means; and
      6. other information as necessary or relevant to our recruitment process.
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  4. How we collect your personal data

    We may collect your personal data from various means, including the followings:

    1. from information provided to us directly by you or your representative, for example, when you (i) engage or correspond with us via our website, email, telephone, post, in person or any other form of communication; (ii) sign up or subscribe to receive our newsletters, news services, insights, updates and/or marketing activities; or (iii) register for a seminar or event;
    2. from third party and publicly available sources, for example, when we conduct our client onboarding process or provide our services;
    3. from the application and recruitment process, either directly from you, your employment agency, recruitment websites or reference persons whose contact details you have provided to us; and
    4. from automated technologies or interactions, for example, we may automatically collect information about your equipment and browsing actions when you visit our website by using cookies and other similar technologies or we may collect your CCTV footage when you visit our office;

    In the event that you provide personal data about someone else, you are responsible for ensuring that you are authorised to share such information with us and we can collect, store, use and disclose personal data without taking any further steps for the purposes stated herein.

  5. How we process your personal data

    In processing your personal data, we rely on more than one legal basis depending on the specific purpose and circumstances for which we are using your personal data as described below:

    1. In respect of our legal and related services

      Conducting background and conflict checks

      Contractual obligation
      Legitimate interests

      Entering into and/or performing contract

      Contractual obligation

      Carrying out our legal and other relevant services

      Contractual obligation
      Legitimate interests

      Managing and collecting payment and fees

      Contractual obligation
      Legitimate interests

      Providing you with our newsletters, news services, insights, updates, and invitations to seminar and event

      Consent
      Legitimate interests

      Promoting our legal services, establishing and maintaining relationship with our clients and other business contacts

      Legitimate interests

      Preventing fraud and crime and complying with our legal obligations in accordance with the applicable laws

      Legal obligation
      Public interest
      Legitimate interests

      Establishment or defense of legal claims

      Legitimate interests

      Maintaining security and managing access to our offices, systems and our website including keeping security via surveillance cameras (CCTV)

      Legitimate interests

    2. In respect of our website

      Conducting data analytics on how you interact with our website

      Consent
      Legitimate interests

      Monitoring and improving the performance of our servers, as well as administering our website

      Legitimate interests

      maintaining and improving security of systems and website

      Legitimate interests

      Notifying you of changes in our privacy notice

      Legal Obligation

    3. In respect of our recruitment activities

      Processing your application and administering recruitment process

      Contractual obligation
      Legitimate interests

      Conducting criminal record check

      Explicit consent

      Arranging for interview

      Contractual obligation
      Legitimate interests

      Making employment decision

      Contractual obligation
      Legitimate interests

      Maintaining security and managing access to our office and systems, including keeping security of the work premises via surveillance cameras (CCTV).

      Legitimate interests

  6. Who we share your personal data with

    We may share your personal data with certain categories of third parties including the following:

    1. governmental, taxation and/or other regulatory authorities;
    2. our professional advisors e.g. our auditors, accountants, insurers and bankers; and
    3. our service providers, to whom we outsource certain functions e.g. document management, courier, technology and IT services and other relevant services, as well as those involved in organising or hosting relevant events or meetings.
  7. How long we retain your personal data

    We will retain your personal data for as long as it is necessary for the purpose of processing, and complying with our legal and regulatory obligations, as well as our and your legal rights and obligations.

    We will carefully consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of your personal data, the purpose of processing and whether there are alternative measures as well as the potential risk from unauthorised use and disclosure in order to determine the appropriate retention period for personal data. Subsequently, certain information may continue to be stored in an aggregated and anonymised format in which case we may use this information without further notice to you.

    In respect of our recruitment activities, we will retain personal data of unsuccessful candidates for a maximum period of three years after the end of the relevant recruitment process for our future consideration. If you are a successful candidate, your personal data will be retained for the duration of your employment and for a period afterwards pursuant to our separate internal privacy notice that applies to our current and former employees.

  8. Your rights

    Under certain circumstances and subject to certain exemptions under applicable data protection laws, you are entitled to the following rights:

    1. Right to access – to request access to and obtain a copy of your personal data, or to request the disclosure of the acquisition of your personal data;

    2. Right to data portability – where we have carried out the processing by automated means, to receive a copy of your personal data in the format which is readable or commonly used by ways of automatic tools or equipment, and can be used or disclosed by automated means;

    3. Right to object – to object any processing of your personal data by us based on our legitimate interests, unless (i) we can demonstrate an overriding legitimate ground; or (ii) the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims. In any case, you may at any time object to our processing of data for direct marketing purposes;

    4. Right to be forgotten – to request us to delete or anonymise your personal data where (i) the personal data is no longer necessary for the processing purposes; (ii) you withdraw the consent given to us and we do not have other legal ground for processing; (iii) you object the processing of your personal data by us based on our legitimate interests and we do not have an overriding legitimate ground for the processing; and (iv) your personal data is unlawfully processed;

    5. Right to restrict processing – you have the right to restrict our processing of your personal data where (i) you believe such data to be inaccurate; (ii) our processing is unlawful but you want us to retain such data; and (iii) the personal data is no longer necessary for the processing purposes but you want us to retain such personal data for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims and (iv) you have objected to the processing of your personal data based on our legitimate interest and we are considering the request;

    6. Right to rectificatio – to request us to correct or update any inaccuracy of your personal data;

    7. Right to withdraw consent – where you have provided us with your consent to process your personal data, to withdraw your consent at any time; and

    8. Right to lodge a complaint – to lodge a complaint to relevant authority in case that we process your personal data unlawfully or not in compliance with applicable laws.

    To exercise any rights that you have under applicable laws, please contact us using the contact details below. However, please note that we may refuse to comply with in certain circumstances where an exception exists under applicable laws and regulations regarding personal data protection.

  9. Contact us

    In case you have any question with regard to this privacy notice, please contact us at our contact details below:

    Thanathip & Partners Legal Counsellors Limited

    17th Floor, Tonson Tower 900 Ploenchit Road
    Lumpini, Pathumwan Bangkok 10330
    Email: infothanathippartners.com
    Telephone: +66 2089 8902